Daniel Lincoln

Assistant professor of practice


Composer, conductor, songwriter/pianist, and vocalist Daniel Lincoln has enjoyed a multifaceted international career that has spanned the realms of opera, musical theatre, and commercial pop music. Daniel has played in the pit for Broadway musicals, conducted & music directed off-Broadway, regional, and touring productions, and is currently music supervising and orchestrating multiple productions in development for BroadwayHe has worked for Broadway casting agencies such as Binder Casting, Telsey + Company, and Tara Rubin CSA. Daniel Lincoln has taught at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and New York Film Academy’s Professional Conservatory of Musical Theatre, and is a panelist/reader/mentor for The Jonathan Larsen Grant and The National Endowment for the Arts Musical Theatre Songwriting Challenge.  

As composer & lyricist, Daniel’s original musicals have been produced in New York, London, and regionally across the United States, as well as multiple productions as part of the writing team of Lincoln & Schein. He has also written music and lyrics for multiple movie musicals, including the award-wining musical short Plus One. He also regularly collaborates with commercial pop vocalists as vocal coach, producer/music supervisor, and songwriter. Daniel is a proud AFM Local 802 and Dramatist Guild Member, ASCAP Composer. 

Professional experience

Career Highlights:

Broadway Productions

On Your Feet!
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
The Cher Show

Selected off-Broadway & National Tours

Avenue Q
Matilda: The Musical
tick tick BOOM!
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz

Film work

Queen Bea: A Soapsical! Music & Lyrics
Wrong Could Be Right, Music
The Remarkable Mister Holmes, Music & Orchestrations
Making Melrose, Music & Orchestrations


“Good Morning America” (08/16/2012), Musical Director & Keyboard: The Midtown Men
Broadway’s Carols for a Cure Volume 19, Orchestrations & Musical Direction
Broadway’s Carols for a Cure Volume 20, Orchestrations & Musical Direction
Making Melrose, Music & Orchestrations
Fintastic Finn, Music & Orchestrations
Disrupted (Original Series), Musical Score
Plus One, Lyrics & Orchestrations
Bang! Boom! Pow!, Music, Lyrics & Orchestrations
American Dreamin’, Music, Lyrics & Orchestrations

Academic degrees